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Class Reunion

September 18, 2014
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Last weekend Sally and I attended her class reunion in Lawrenceburg.  Two of her high school classmates have made names for themselves in the field of sports.  Denver Kennett was a state high school champion while at Lawrenceburg High School.  Denver cleared 6’6″ in the high jump to claim the state title.  I believe...

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Fall Weather

September 17, 2014
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This is the time of the year when you never know from week to week what kind of weather you are going to run into.  Two weeks ago it was stifling hot for the Friday night football games, but the next week the temperature was in the 50’s before the games were over. The...

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Tennis

September 16, 2014
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The US Open Tennis Tournament was just over a week or so ago.  Serena Williams was dominant in taking the women’s title again.  She is certainly one of the most dominant figures in tennis today, and for that matter, in the history of the game.  If you think about the older tennis champions, they...

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Too Many Penalties

September 15, 2014
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I was watching the pro game on TV last Thursday.  There were at least 5 personal foul calls in the short time I had the game on.  I know there is a tremendous effort to cut down on injuries, especially concussions, but I think they have gone overboard in the name of safety. Four...

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Football Etiquette

September 12, 2014
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What does a coach do in the second half when his team is up big at halftime?   A lot of coaches have a gentlemen’s agreement to allow second stringers get some playing time in the second half.  This practice usually leads the fans believing that their team is slacking off. Most coaches with that kind of...

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OA Football

September 11, 2014
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The Oldenburg Academy football team is in its second season.  Wes Gillman and his staff already have two wins to their credit since the program began.  Though this might seem to be a low number, this is quite an accomplishment when you are beginning a new program in a 1A school.  Add to this...

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Fall Sports

September 10, 2014
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Yesterday I talked about attending local high school and college football games.  If you do not enjoy football, there are many other fall sports going on that would certainly enjoy your attendance.  Most schools now have boys tennis, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls soccer, volleyball, and girls golf.  You can enjoy these...

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Enjoying Fall

September 9, 2014
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We are still technically in summer, but since we are past Labor Day everyone considers us to be in Fall.  Very few people like the fact that another summer has ended, but there are a lot of activities to enjoy in the Fall.  No matter who your favorite college team is, most people who attend...

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Reds 2015

September 8, 2014
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Even if the Reds go on a winning streak in September, there is little chance that they can move out of 4th place.  In fact, right now they are struggling to stay ahead of the Cubs.  A lot of questions need to be answered during the off season. Will they sign all of their...

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Khris Negron

September 5, 2014
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The feel good story of the year for the Reds is the emergence of Khris Negron as a major leaguer.  This is his first shot as a regular player for the Reds.  He got his chance because of all of the Reds’ injuries this season.  The infielder/outfielder can play almost any position on the...

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Upcoming Events

Sep
10
Wed
3:00 pm 2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
2014 Business, Citizen & Teacher...
Sep 10 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 7 @ 2:28 pm
Now accepting nominations and applications for these three awards by the Sunman Chamber of Commerce. Winners will be announced at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Dinner on Friday, November 7, 2014. For more information please contact the Sunman Chamber’s website or call Anna.
Sep
15
Mon
12:00 pm Mock Turtle Soup Sale @ St. Louis School Activity Center
Mock Turtle Soup Sale @ St. Louis School Activity Center
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm
St. Louis Catholic Church is having their Mock Turtle Soup Sale! Monday, September 15- noon-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 16- 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 17-Friday, September 19- 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday, September 21- during the annual St. Louis Church Festival, theMock Turtle Soup will be available for sale until it’s gone. Please enter through the Activity Center doors only! The soup will also be available through the week at Schmidt’s Bakery during their normal business hours. If you have any empty quart, half-gallon, or gallon jars you can spare (or canning lids and/or rings), you can bring them to the SLS Activity Center or Schmidt’s Bakery, as jars and lids are still needed to bottle the soup throughout the week.
Sep
19
Fri
9:00 am Batesville Library Used Book Sale @ Batesville Public Library Annex
Batesville Library Used Book Sale @ Batesville Public Library Annex
Sep 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friends of Batesville Memorial Public Library is having their used book and media sale on Sept. 18-20, Thurs-Sat. from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Library Annex on 10 W. Boehringer St.  Prices range from 25 cents to $1.  Special sale is $2 per bag on Saturday at 3 p.m. Over 8,000 books are available.

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